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Body Condition Score 1 - Emaciated
Body Condition Score 1
Body Condition Score 1 - Emaciated

Bones of the spinous processes, ribs, tailhead, tuber coxae, and ischii all very prominent. Bone structure of neck, withers, and shoulders easily visible. No fat palpable over lumbar vertebral transverse processes. Unacceptable under any circumstance. Severe risk of refeeding issues.

Courtesy of Dr. Sarah Ralston.